Panzarino Sets Three Receiving Records in 21-17 Win Over Widener


MADISON, N.J. (November 2, 2018) - The FDU-Florham football team knocked off Widener 21-17 in a driving rainstorm Friday evening. Senior Mike Panzarino set three records on Friday evening. He passed former teammate Malik Pressley as the career-leader in both receptions (251) and receiving yards (2,991), as well as in his single-season receptions (92). With eight catches next week, Panzarino becomes the first Devils receiver in school-history to record 100 catches in a season. The Devils move to 6-3 on the season, only the third time in program history they've hit six wins. It also was the first time in 19 meetings that FDU had knocked off the Pride. After FDU went three and out on their first possession, Widener needed only three plays open the scoring. Quarterback Mitchell Vierling hit Pat Downey for a 14 yard score; Downey notched 59 yards receiving on the drive, to give the guests an early lead. The Devils were driving on the next series, but Alnazir Blackman fumbled deep in Pride territory. The Devils forced a punt, and needed just three plays to level the game at seven on the ensuing possession. Freshman Frank DiMattina hauled in a 31 yard score from senior Jagger Green, his first collegiate touchdown. The Pride scored the remaining points of the first